'Monica guarantees an awesome night for all'

Hoopla Impro

'Monica brings a genuinely infectious enthusiasm to the stage'

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As seen, heard, staged and featured on BBC Three, BBC News, BBC Click, ITVBe, London Live, BBC History, BBC Radio London, Talk Radio, Global Pillage, The Comedy Store, Hoopla Impro, Omnibus Theatre, Boulevard Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, Bristol Improv Theatre,The Guardian, Timeout and more... 

 

Monica Gaga is a British-born black African queer improviser, facilitator, host and scripted actor and performer.

 

She trained in Community Theatre at East 15 Acting School, and her boundless love for improv stems from time spent at Second City in Chicago.

 

When she is not performing, hosting or teaching, Monica is championing diversity, inclusion and equity in improv and trying to get as many people, particularly POC, involved as possible.

Monica is based in London, UK.

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  • Hoopla Level 3 Improv Course: Scenes
    Hoopla Level 3 Improv Course: Scenes
    Theatre Deli
    08 Sept, 19:00 – 06 Nov, 21:00
    Theatre Deli, 2 Finsbury Ave, London EC2M 2PF, UK
    This is our ULTIMATE scenes course! You’ve done our beginners course and level 2, and now is the time to become AWESOME at improvising longer improv scenes! Every Wednesday 19:00-21:30 BST for 8 weeks from 8th September 2021. Performance Wednesday 6th November 2021
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  • Hoopla Performance Improv Course
    Hoopla Performance Improv Course
    Theatre Deli
    11 Sept, 14:00 – 06 Nov, 16:00
    Theatre Deli, 2 Finsbury Ave, London EC2M 2PF, UK
    An 8 week improv course to gently introduce you into performing improv live on stage for the first time, with a fun end of course show of short-form games and scenes! Every Saturday 14:00-16:00 BST for 8 weeks from 11th September 2021. Performance Saturday 6th November 2021.
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  • Do The Right Scene
    Do The Right Scene
    Hoopla Impro
    29 Oct, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1.
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  • Hoopla's Level 3 Showcase!
    Hoopla's Level 3 Showcase!
    Hoopla Impro
    30 Oct, 18:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Hoopla students showcase their new skills!
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Hoopla Impro
    30 Oct, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Funny Women Comedy Crash Course
    Funny Women Comedy Crash Course
    Online via ZOOM
    01 Nov, 12:00 GMT – 05 Nov, 13:00 GMT
    Online via ZOOM
    With the 2021 Funny Women Awards season out of the way and the renewed commitment to help build the next generation of comedic talent, we are jumping head first into our next Comedy Crash Course. Featuring an hour a day of expert coaching and guidance from brilliant industry experts and a showcase..
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  • HOOPLA: Improv Anything & Grand Theft Impro!
    HOOPLA: Improv Anything & Grand Theft Impro!
    Hoopla Impro
    05 Nov, 20:00 GMT
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improv at it's finest
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  • Hoopla's Level 2 Showcase!
    Hoopla's Level 2 Showcase!
    Hoopla Impro
    06 Nov, 18:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Hoopla students showcase their new skills!
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  • Go Fund Yourself
    Go Fund Yourself
    Backyard Comedy Club
    07 Nov, 19:00
    Backyard Comedy Club, 231 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E2 0EL, UK
    Do The Right Scene guest on at an anti-racist comedy event for the Anti Racist Social Club
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Hoopla Impro
    13 Nov, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Comedy Store Players
    Comedy Store Players
    The Comedy Store
    14 Nov, 18:30
    The Comedy Store, 1a Oxendon St, London SW1Y 4EE, UK
    An all star line-up at The Comedy Store, London.
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  • Factually Inaccurate Stand-Up
    Factually Inaccurate Stand-Up
    London
    15 Nov, 20:00
    London, Hoopla Improv Theatre at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Hello! I am a fictional owl who runs an alternative comedy night at Hoopla Impro called Factually Inaccurate....
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  • Inclusion in improv with Monica Gaga and Stephen Davidson | Bremen, German
    Inclusion in improv with Monica Gaga and Stephen Davidson | Bremen, German
    Bremen
    20 Nov, 10:00 – 21 Nov, 16:00
    Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    An in-depth course on inclusion in improv, aimed at teachers, coaches, and directors, but open to all. Using a mix of exercises and conversation, we'll learn about holding space for others, unconscious bias, assumptions, anti racism, gender diversity, disability inclusion, boundaries, writing and...
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  • Do The Right Scene
    Do The Right Scene
    Hoopla Impro
    26 Nov, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1.
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Hoopla Impro
    27 Nov, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Juice
    Juice
    Hoopla Impro
    27 Nov, 20:00 GMT
    Hoopla Impro, Hoopla Improv Theatre at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Quenching your thirst for improv with a fresh new show and a tasty line-up.
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  • International Improv Station Drop-In
    International Improv Station Drop-In
    Hosted online by International Improv Stn
    29 Nov, 19:00
    Hosted online by International Improv Stn
    Free online improvisation drop-in class specifically for those who are under-represented in the art form. Beginners welcome!
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  • Do The Right Scene
    Do The Right Scene
    Hoopla Impro
    10 Dec, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1.
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